The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSSEC
Rank 943 - 951
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.001%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.065% - 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £27,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7681 7491 6990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.58% 7.03% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6220 5981 5438
Average salary £50,550 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSSEC over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Histogram in the UK

OSSEC
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 5 £42,500 -
London - 4 £42,500 -
South East - 1 - -

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSEC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSEC.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (40.00%) iptables
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) NFS
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSEC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Resin
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) CTI
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Q.931
5 1 (20.00%) RTP
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Password Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PA-DSS
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) iptables
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Genesys